Instrument Technician Apprentice











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Now Hiring Instrument Technician Apprentice! - Wyandotte, MI

The world needs creative solutions. We need YOU!

Earn a paycheck while you learn a new career as an Instrument and Electrical Technician Apprentice. 

Starting pay $20.00/hr. and progressing to $27.00/hr.

At BASF, we are proud to introduce the next generation of Instrument and Electrical Technician to the innovative world of Manufacturing. If you are looking to build a meaningful career while making an impact on the world, then come create chemistry with us! 


As an Instrument and Electrical Technician Apprentice in our Wyandotte, MI production facility, you will make an impact on the world with a fundamental focus on sustainability. As an Instrument and Electrical Technician Apprentice, you will be a part of a team which produces products that go into ski boots, seat cushions, car parts, sports equipment, pharmaceuticals, and home care products, and more! 

Starting on or about January 8th, 2024, you…

Will begin or continue an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Electrical Engineering Technology program at Henry Ford Community College while working and learning at our Wyandotte, MI production facility from some of the best in the business. During your time here we do not want you to sweat the small stuff so BASF will cover the entire cost of your educational program, including books! 


When you are not studying you will have opportunities to…

Work at our Wyandotte, MI production facility to learn: 

  • To maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and document plant instrumentation activities on, but not limited to:
    • Transmitters (flow, level, pressure, temperature, etc.)
    • Measuring Elements
    • Control valves, automated valves, MOV’s, etc. 
  • Basic knowledge of DCS (Distributed Control Systems) and PLC’s (Programmable Logic Controllers)
  • To work on and troubleshoot equipment with voltages up to 480 VAC
  • To track and update assigned tasks in the maintenance management system (SAP) on daily basis.
  • To read and update electrical and instrument documents such as schematics, specifications, P&IDs and one-line diagrams.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

If you…

  • Have a HS Diploma or GED
  •  Can work in a plant environment and lift 50lbs
  • Can work 8hr fixed day shift (with the possibility for weekends and holidays)
  • Will enroll in a 30 month degree program to launch a career in Manufacturing
  • Can work on different structure levels, requiring the climbing of stairs, walking on metal walkways and grating, working at heights, etc., as well as being able to work in areas both inside and outside in varying weather conditions.



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You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs, and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. We believe investing in you is investing in our success. 

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. We offer YOU@BASF

  • Competitive health and insurance plans including long term care
  • Retirement benefits with company-matching contributions 
  • Learning & Development opportunities like our Mentorship and PDP programs 
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave and family care solutions
  • Flex spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program & Fitness Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Access to the BASF wine cellar and much more!


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At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Wyandotte, MI, US, 48192

BASF Corporation
PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Nearest Major Market: Detroit